A genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology.
More example sentences
- I knew about Railway Spine via Gibson & Sterling's excellent steampunk novel, The Difference Engine.
- I think the first question there is how you define "pure" steampunk.
- Much of it takes place in a "fantasy London" where people dress like steampunk superheroes.
Definition of steampunk in:
- The US English dictionary